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Landing Craft Tank
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (retroactive - Invasion of Normandy, 6 June 1944)
Bottom Row - American Campaign Medal - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal
LCT(6)-622 was transferred to France after World War II
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
Laid down, 1 November 1943, at Bison Shipbuilding Corp, North Tonawanda, N.Y.
Launched, 17 November 1943
Delivered and placed in service, 20 November 1943
During World War II LCT(6)-622 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater LCT Flotilla Twelve and participated in the following campaign:
Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
|Campaign and Dates
|Invasion of Normandy, 6 to 25 June 1945
Placed out of service, date unknown
Struck From the Naval Register, date unknown
LCT(6)-622 earned one battle star for World War II service
Transferred to the French navy, date unknown, commissioned RFS L9085
Decommissioned by France in July 1956,
Final Disposition, fate unknown
Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
Length 119' 1" (ovl.)
Beam 32' 8"
limiting 3' 9"
maximum navigation 5'
Speed 10 kts.
Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
two single 20mm AA gun mounts
four .50 cal. machine guns
gun shields 10lbs
Fuel Capacity Diesel 80 Bbls
three Grey Marine 6-71 Diesel engines
two Diesel-drive 10Kw 120V. D.C. Ships' Service Generators
three propellers, 675shp
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|Officers in Charge|
| ||LTjg. Seay, Samuel David, USNR||May 1945|
Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log
Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
World War II LCT Flotillas
Last Updated 26 October 2012
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